How to Get Started

Whether you're a complete beginner eager to learn the basics or looking to staring drawing and painting again, our guides have everything you need to enjoy the journey: step-by-step tutorials, expert tips, and creative inspiration.

  • Paint by Numbers

    For complete beginners, paint by numbers is a great place to start. Easily paint landscapes, portraits, abstracts, and beyond.

  • Choosing the Right Brush

    Buying a paint brush can seem overwhelming, especially if you're just starting out. With so many different shapes and sizes, find out how to choose the right brush for your project.

  • Acrylic for Beginners

    Due to its versatility and being easy to work with, acrylic paint is a great choice for beginners. Learn the basics of acrylic painting.

  • Watercolour for Beginners

    Watercolour has been used for centuries and it's no wonder. Perfectly suited for beginners, watercolour is fantastic for experimenting and letting your imagination run wild - so be brave and embrace trial and error.

  • Gouache for Beginners

    At Reeves, we believe painting with gouache is an excellent way to grow your painting knowledge and skills as well as opening up a whole new side to creative life that you never knew was possible.